WASHINGTON - The National Paint and Coatings Association (NPCA) is taking orders for its leading industry market study, "U.S. Paint & Coatings Market Analysis (2004-2009)."

A single-volume source of marketing, economic and technical information about the paint and coatings industry, the report is an invaluable guidance tool for long-term strategic business planning and executive decision-making. Developed by Orr & Boss, Inc., a consulting firm specializing in the paint and coatings industry, the market study promises to be the definitive coatings-industry information resource. It will contain the latest U.S. Census Bureau industry figures, profiles of market segments, in-depth discussion of the fundamental drivers of the market, and projected growth rates for market segments and forecasts through 2009. The study is slated for publication this month.

To order a copy, fill out the order form at www.paint.org/market or contact NPCA's Allen Irish at 202/462.6272 or airish@paint.org.